South Boston Drug Unit Takes Methadone Mile Dealers Off the Street

At about 8:45 AM on Wednesday May 19, 2021, officers assigned to the District C-6 (South Boston) and BPD Citywide Drug Control Units conducted an investigation which resulted in the arrests of Krystyle Snow, 33, of Lynn and Steven Chaves, 30, of Swansee on firearm and drug related charges in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard in Boston. As a result, the officers were able to safely recover a loaded 9mm handgun, several loose rounds of ammunition, 25 grams of crack cocaine, 22 grams of fentanyl and an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency.

Both suspects will appear in South Boston District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Trafficking Class A and B Drugs.